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December 7, 2012

Let Your Voice Be Heard! QEP Survey

Please complete the following survey to choose which title for our Advising Teamwork Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) that you like best. The survey will be open through 5 pm on Friday, December 14, 2012.  http://survey.vccs.edu/wsb.dll/s/41ge71

Thank you in advance for completing this survey.  If you have questions or concerns related to the QEP, please contact Kristel Clark at kclark@virginiawestern.edu or 540-857-6218.



  • SUPER HOLD’S 2ND ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOW at the Pomegranate on Saturday, Dec 15. The theme of the party is A Christmas Story (the movie). THERE WILL BE A LEG LAMP GIVEN AWAY!! Tickets can be gotten by emailing kellyscott6120@gmail.com.
  • CRIB NEEDED: I am in need of a crib in good condition.  If you have a crib you would like to donate please contact me.  ltc2307@email.vccs.edu.
  • ITEMS FOR SALE: Gemeinhardt 4SH piccolo - $500. Solid silver headjoint; silver-plated body and key mechanism; conical bore design; copper beryllium springs; soldered tone holes. Headjoint needs a bit of polish. Original owner, although it was borrowed for a year by a college music major.  Plays nicely.  Case and cleaning rod included.  Vintage Noritake China - $595. White china with rust/green leaves; trimmed in silver.  Noritake pattern 6449.  6 3/8” bread plate, 8; 10 x 13.5” oval platter; 8.25" round vegetable bowl; 10" round vegetable bowl; 5.5" round fruit bowls, 8; 5.5" saucers, 8; 7.5 x 10" oval bowl; 8.25" salad plate, 4; 10.5" dinner plate, 8; coffee cups, 8.  Superb condition. Bought new; used perhaps a dozen times.  Vintage Gorham Andante Sterling Silver Flatware (1963) - $950. 33 pieces: eight dinner forks, eight dessert forks, eight knives, eight spoons, one butter knife. Touch of tarnish (you can clean!!), but otherwise in superb condition. Comes with wooden silver chest.  Gerber Legendary Blades, carving set - $95, stainless knife and fork in solid walnut case. Knife is 14" long; fork is 11" long. Pristine condition. Engraving says "Gerber Siegfried."  Contact Cyndi at cyp1271@ntelos.net.
  • AUTOMOTIVE TOOLS/HOME ENTERTAINMENT/HOUSEHOLD FOR SALE: Paint sprayer guns, timing light, floor jack and jack stands, seal driver set, soldering iron gear and balancer puller set. Yamaha A/V surround sound receiver with separate surround system including sub and all speakers, lava lights, neon beer sign from Germany, Skil saw, Craftsman cordless hammer drill, soldering iron, airbrush compressor, 2 Dremel moto tools, plastic model kits and some other stuff.  Can be seen on craigslist or call/text 540-278-4467.


Friday, December 7, 2012

  • Free Weekly Beer Tasting (5pm–8pm)@  Wine Gourmet
  • Public Ice Skating (6pm –9pm) @ Roanoke Civic Center, For more info : www.roanokeciviccenter.com
  • Dickens of a Christmas (5:30pm –10pm) @ Downtown Roanoke. For more info: www.downtownroanoke.org/dickens.htm
  • Haley Toyota's City of Roanoke Christmas Parade (6pm –10pm) @ Downtown Roanoke. Come out and enjoy this out of the ordinary parade as part of this year's SunTrust Dickens of a Christmas! For more info: www.downtownroanoke.org/dickens.htm
  • Virginia Tech Hockey vs. Rowan (7:30pm –10:30pm) @ Roanoke Civic Center. For more info: www.roanokeciviccenter.com

Saturday, December 8, 2012

  • Met Opera Live in HD at Virginia Western Community College presents Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera - New Production (1 p.m.) For more information: www.virginiawestern.edu/community/metopera.php\Physicians on Foot (8:30am) @ Tanglewood Mall. Numerous Carilion Clinic physicians are lacing up their walking shoes alongside the public in the "Physicians on Foot" weekly walking program. For info: www.carilionclinic.org/walking
  • Haley Toyota’s Harvest Festival (11am–2:30pm) @ Downtown Roanoke. For more info: www.downtownroanoke.org
  • Gingerbread Festival (11am–4pm) @ Longwood Park. Gingerbread house competition, holiday entertainment, local business displays, arts & craft vendors, food vendors and activities for children. For more info: http://s--‐
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  • 12 Bars of Christmas (12pm–10pm) @ Downtown Roanoke. Join the Square Society on their annual holiday cocktail crawl. For more info: http://www.facebook.com/events/113986022095803/
  • Free Weekly Wine Tasting (12pm–5pm) @ Wine Gourmet
  • Candy Cane Express at the Virginia Museum of Transportation (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) Train rides to visitors, come out and enjoy the day and take a ride on a train. $5 admission for non-Virginia Museum of Transportation members and $2 for each train ride.
  • Public Ice Skating (12pm–3pm) @ Roanoke Civic Center. For more info: www.roanokeciviccenter.com
  • Nutcracker (7pm–9pm) @ Roanoke Civic Center. For more info: www.roanokeciviccenter.com

Sunday, December 9, 2012

  • Candy Cane Express at the Virginia Museum of Transportation (1-5 p.m.) Train rides to visitors, come out and enjoy the day and take a ride on a train. $5 admission for non-Virginia Museum of Transportation members and $2 for each train ride.
  • Create your own Tie-Dye wrapping paper (12pm–1pm) @ A Little Bit Hippy. For more info: http://www.facebook.com/events/378026262285180/
  • Public Ice Skating (2pm–5pm) @ Roanoke Civic Center. For more info: www.roanokeciviccenter.com
  • Nutcracker (3pm–5pm) @ Roanoke Civic Center. For more info: www.roanokeciviccenter.com

Monday, December 10, 2012

  • South Roanoke Holiday Open House (3pm–5pm) @ Crystal Springs Ave. South Roanoke. Enjoy an evening of private dining, shopping and major discounts in the shops on Crystal Spring in the heart of South Roanoke. For more info: http://www.facebook.com/events/173839006088915/

Set up a payment plan now and enroll for spring classes

Spring 2013 Tuition Payment Plan – Sign Up TODAY! Payment plans may be set up through January 13th.

Nelnet Payment Plan - For a non-refundable fee of $25.00, Nelnet allows monthly, interest-free tuition payments. The earlier students enroll the more payment options they may have. The payment plan for Spring 2013 will begin on November 12, 2012 and may be set up through January 13th.

Payment plan sign-up instructions and deadlines will be posted on the Student Bulletin, Facebook, Twitter, www.virginiawestern.edu and on the VWtvs located across campus.

Step by step directions on how to enroll in a payment plan are available at http://www.virginiawestern.edu/studenthelp/student/tuitionpaymentplan.php

Blue Out the gym tomorrow!

Come tomorrow to the gym and wear your BLUE as the Men's Basketball team plays thier last game of the semester.  The team is shooting for a 3-game home winning streak at 3:00 PM as they face Virginia Highlands Community College. See you there!

Horticulture Club Poinsettia Sale


Friday, December 7     2:00 – 4:00 PM

Saturday, December 8     9:00 11:00 AM

Monday, December 10     12:00 – 2:00 PM

at the Virginia Western Greenhouse

The Horticulture Club at Virginia Western will be selling beautiful poinsettias this Friday, Saturday and the following Monday in the greenhouse. The plants will be decorated with foil, ribbon and a bow. Poinsettias make a great Christmas gift to be enjoyed throughout the Christmas season and beyond.  Stop by the greenhouse after the college luncheon and purchase a poinsettia for yourself or that special person on your gift list.

Our poinsettias are sold in three sizes

6” singles, $7.00 each      7 ½” doubles, $10.00 each      Hanging Baskets, $20.00 each

Thank you for supporting the VA Western Horticulture Club and the Community Arboretum.